Mushroom courses coming to the S.E.K. K State research and extension offices are hosting a couple mushroom workshops later this month in Independence and Girard. Agent Jerri Geren explained when it’s all happening and the mushrooms you will get to go home with. The Independence course will be in the 4H building at the Riverside Park from 5:30 to 7:30 on April 29th, then the following day out at the Crawford County Fairgrounds again from 5:30 to 7:30. She mentioned you will come and learn the easy process of growing your own delicious Shiitake and Oyster Mushrooms, which you will get to take home your very own after the course. Geren says the course on the 29th takes place at the 4H building in Riverside Park,and on the 30th at the Crawford County Fairgrounds near Girard. To register or for more information you can call 620-331-2690 in Independence or 620-724-8233 for Girard.
Geren mentioned they will provide a few drills but if possible to bring your own corded drill with a 5/16 drill bit as well as a 7/17 bit.